Belgium


Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo

Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo

WATERLOO, Belgium — The Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo, in its own building next to the Lion’s Mound, brings an old-world tourist immersive experience.

Waterloo Battlefield

The Battlefield of Waterloo

WATERLOO, Belgium — Nearly 33,000 men died on these fields. And it was here, on 18 June 1815, that Napoleon’s march toward nearby Brussels was halted and he lost his empire for a second time.

The Emporer's Room at Ferme du Caillou Waterloo

Napoleon’s Last Headquarters

WATERLOO, Belgium — Ferme du Caillou, next to the battlefield of Waterloo, is where Napoleon spent the night before the Battle of Waterloo. The next day, his empire was in tatters.

Bruges Canals at Dusk

Bruges by Night

BRUGES, Belgium — The docks and canals of Bruges once bustled at night. Now it’s still. And beautiful.

Belfry of Bruges, Belgium

The Belfry of Bruges

BRUGES, Belgium — The Belfry of Bruges is the most famous landmarks is this charming medieval city. But it hasn’t all been peeling bells and glorious views in its nearly 800-year history.

Brussels Royal Museums of Fine Arts Main Hall

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Flemish art has a well-deserved reputation for its beauty. Some of the best is on display at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.

Mannekin Pis Statue in Brussels Belgium

Mannekin Pis

BRUSSELS, Belgium — It’s probably the most famous landmark in Brussels, perhaps in all of Belgium. And yes, it really is a statue of a little naked boy peeing.